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Maps guide and delight, but seldom shock. This memorable publication is built around the 110 hand-coloured Ordnance Survey maps that were used to record the aerial destruction inflicted on London during the Second World War
‘In 1989,’ Richard Cockett reminds us, ‘[Burma’s] ruling military junta officially changed many of the country’s place names...confusion has reigned ever since’
According to local legend the distance from the island of Sri Lanka to paradise is just 40 miles, and despite many brutal conflicts, John Gimlette feels comfortable describing the small island as ‘Paradise Damaged’
Famous for being flat and having a significant proportion of land below sea level, many Dutch lifestyle choices seemingly evolved as a consequence of the country’s relationship with its peculiar natural landscape
Penguin fatigue. Undeniably breathtaking as Alex Bernasconi’s photography is, there are times when a spot of judicious editing wouldn’t have gone amiss
We all know about the trials and travails of Catalonia, Taiwan, Somaliland, and numerous other infamous ‘non-states’ (at least from the UN’s perspective)
A large dress is projecting climate change data at St Pancras Station, ahead of COP21, the major climate conference in Paris
Following on from highly acclaimed documentary The Cove, Louie Psihoyos had an ambitious goal: to make a film about the Earth’s human-induced ‘sixth extinction’

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